Assessing Energy and Nutrient Deficiencies in Male Athletes
This continuing education course reviews the factors that contribute to nutritional deficiencies in male athletes and how to identify, treat, and prevent them.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- List the factors that contribute to nutritional deficiencies in male athletes.
- Evaluate the health and performance effects of nutritional deficiencies in male athletes and best-practice nutrition assessments.
- Discuss challenges and how to guide prevention and intervention efforts targeting nutritional deficiencies in male athletes.
- Describe effective principles to improve identification of relative energy deficiency in sport and nutrients of concern.
Krista Casazza, PhD, RD, CSSD, serves as the assistant director of research for Florida Gulf Coast University Water School. Casazza has 20 years’ experience working with athletes, from school-aged to collegiate to elite, and 15 years’ experience in assessing and evaluating eating pathologies in children and young adults.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. He has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR